Fulton County, Georgia Criminal Lawyers

E. Jay Abt
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience

E. Jay Abt is a trial-oriented criminal defense attorney who understands that his clients are facing one of the most challenging moments of their life. Mr. Abt defends those who are facing serious charges with skilled... Read More »
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Jason R Carnell
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Metro Atlanta's Criminal Defense Leader! Call NOW for Superior Representation!

Jason Carnell's higher education began at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. While there, Jason majored in History and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Jason also minored in Aerospace Studies upon joining UCF's Air... Read More »
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Christine Koehler
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Christine Koehler is the lawyer that other lawyers hire when they need legal assistance. Christine has been practicing law for 22 years. At the beginning of her career she focused solely on criminal, DUI and traffic... Read More »
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Stacy Snyder Garguilo
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

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Jason Swindle
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Criminal Defense, Which Includes DUI, is all I Do.

I have totally dedicated my practice to criminal defense because of my passion for excellence in helping others. I am honored to be named as the only Super Lawyer in criminal defense in many west Georgia counties. Read More »
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George Chadwell Creal Jr.
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(404) 333-0706 480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. NE
Unit 190
Atlanta, GA 30312
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
The University of Georgia School of Law and University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
George C. Creal, Jr., P.C. is a law firm concentrating in DUI Defense and Personal Injury and Work Injury Prosecution. We have represented thousands of individuals arrested for DUI, secured over 100 not guilty jury verdicts for our clients and secured millions of dollars in settlements and judgments for those injured at work and through the negligence of others. As reflected in our 5 star client reviews across the internet, our dedication to customer service and the well-being of our clients are second to none. Rated AV Preeminent on Martindale.com and 10.0/10.0 on Avvo.com. If you are in Metro Atlanta...
Patrick John McDonough
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(770) 822-0900 One Sugarloaf Centre Suite 4000
1960 Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30097
Criminal and DUI
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Patrick J. McDonough leads the criminal defense division for Andersen, Tate & Carr, and is among the most sought after criminal defense attorneys in the state of Georgia. He has received national attention from the news media, and has been featured in leading publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, AJC and Forbes. His criminal practice includes both state and federal white-collar and general criminal defense. Yet, his primary focus is helping the average citizen who has gotten caught up in the system from a kid shoplifting to a DUI.

Before earning his reputation as a criminal...
Ryan Locke
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(404) 900-5672 1355 Peachtree Street NE Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and Personal Injury
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Ryan Locke represents people who have been injured and people who have been unfairly convicted from his office in Atlanta. Formerly a public defender, Ryan uses the same passion and relentless advocacy for his clients today. Ryan is also an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law; hosts a podcast about appellate practice called Georgia Appellate Review; and maintains comprehensive legal resources on his website for lawyers and the public, such as his guide for using the HITECH Act to get cheap medical records and his guide for people to change their name and gender in Georgia government documents.
Lawrence Abram Kohn
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(888) 384-4323 5590 Roswell Road
Suite 200
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Best Lawyers in America for DUI Defense, 2018 and 2019. Super Lawyers Top-Rated DUI, Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney. Emory Undergraduate Degree, and Georgia State Law School Juris Doctor degree, high honors, in 1998. Extensive experience with the top DUI lawyer in America, Bubba Head. If arrested for DUI in Georgia, our Atlanta DUI lawyers can assist you. Regular seminar speaker on DUI-DWI. NHTSA DUI standardized field sobriety test instructor. Trained on GA DUI test machine, Intoxilyzer 9000. Legal book author on DUI law and probable cause to arrest for DUI. Partner and DUI attorney Cory Yager is an...
Ecleynne Mercy
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(404) 599-3031 101 Marietta Street NW
Suite 3650
Atlanta, GA 30303
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Ecleynne Mercy is a proud graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a graduate of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School with a concentration in Litigation.

Ecleynne started her legal career as an indigent defense attorney in Clayton County. Later, as an associate with the Cochran Firm, Ecleynne was devoted in representing clients in their pursuit of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Ecleynne Mercy and her colleagues went to Ferguson, Missouri to act as legal observers for the ongoing protests involving the death of Michael Brown. The National Conference of Black...
Cory Yager
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(888) 384-4323 5590 Roswell Road
Suite 200
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Graduated second in his class at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School while working full time as a police officer. Highly effective in litigation and trials. Handled over 1500 criminal cases, felony or misdemeanor. Criminal cases involving alcohol or drugs are 85% of all criminal cases, with personal injury for the remainder. Martindale-Hubbell "av" and Preeminent Rated for several years. Super Lawyers-6 years.

Morris 'Mo' Hugh Wiltshire Jr.
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(404) 418-1150 3475 Lenox Road NE,
Atlanta, GA 30326
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
The University of Georgia School of Law
As a former felony prosecutor and a former DUI prosecutor in practice for over 20 years Mo Wiltshire has seen every type of criminal case in the court system. His prosecution insider background, along with having tried several hundred jury trials, establishes that Mo Wiltshire possesses a breadth and depth of experience that is very difficult to find elsewhere. Experience is vital but of equal importance is skill and ability in the courtroom. Mo Wiltshire has been formally recognized by numerous national organizations for outstanding achievement and overall excellence as a trial attorney and advocate for his clients....
Trinity Marie Hundredmark
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(770) 822-0900 One Sugarloaf Centre Suite 4000
1960 Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30097
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
The University of Georgia School of Law and Stetson University
Trinity Hundredmark heads the domestic relations division for Andersen, Tate, & Carr, P.C., while also working within the criminal practice division. She is considered a leader in the southeast in both family and criminal law related matters, and can often be seen in the news media, offering her legal insight on cases in the National spotlight.

Trinity leaves no room for error in her criminal law practice, ensuring the best possible outcome for her clients. She has attained certifications in Georgia for both DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, and is considered by her peers to be a true trial...
Paul Stephen Kish
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(404) 207-1338 225 Peachtree St NE
#1700
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and White Collar Crime
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
I have been involved in the criminal justice system for over 36 years. After all that time, I still like the work of representing clients. Everyone is human, and most of us make mistakes from time to time. Even those who did nothing wrong occasionally find themselves involved in a matter that spins out of control. Relying on my 36 years’ worth of experience in doing this work, I try to remember that I cannot judge what happened when I am asked to represent someone under investigation or being prosecuted for a supposed crime. Instead, my goal at first is...
William Head
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(800) 462-8222 5590 Roswell Road
Suite 210
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
UGA,1973, with honors. UGA School of Law, 1976. Personal injury and criminal defense litigation practice, best attorney ratings.Top lawyer ratings with Martindale-Best Lawyers-Super Lawyers. Trial lawyer for 42 years. My practice areas:

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Paul Stephen Kish
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Success and Experience Fighting for the Criminally Accused! Vigorous Defense!

I am an aggressive and skilled criminal defense attorney. I am an advocate that understands both the law and the need to aggressively defend you! Visit my website for verdicts and settlements. Call for a consultation! Read More »
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David S West
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience

With more than 20 years experience as one of metro Atlanta's premier criminal defense lawyers, David S. West has been recognized throughout Georgia and the southeast for his success defending difficult and high-profile... Read More »
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James Lawrence Yeargan Jr
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(404) 467-1747 1170 Peachtree St NE
Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
James Yeargan is one of the most respected, and sought after DUI attorneys in the state. His successful defense record, and unprecedented devotion to his clients, has earned him this honor. Mr. Yeargan’s reputation as a tenacious DUI practitioner, coupled with his remarkable trial strategy and indomitable presence in the courtroom, have earned him the moniker “DUI Jim” throughout the Atlanta community, and Georgia at large. It is his dedication to his clients that makes Mr. Yeargan’s DUI practice so unique and sought after.
Parag Yogesh Shah
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(404) 844-4874 1355 Peachtree Street
Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
Parag Y. Shah is a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Rhodes College in 2003 and went on to receive his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 2006. After doing indigent work and practicing with a small firm, Mr. Shah started his own law firm, The Shah Law Firm, specializing in personal injury and criminal defense. Mr. Shah is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Solo and Small Firm Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Criminal Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,...
Tanya Miller
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(404) 594-7778 75 14th Street NE
Suite 2110
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Tanya Miller is comfortable in the spotlight, whether engaging the judge and jury in the courtroom, appearing as a legal analyst and commentator on broadcast media, or leading high-profile cases that have earned national attention for her strategies and successes.

She is also a passionate advocate for each and every one of her clients, standing strong to give voice to the injured, the wrongfully accused, and those vulnerable to the vagaries of the criminal justice system. With thousands of hours spent face-to-face with witnesses and head-to-head with opposing counsel, Miller is Exhibit A for the value of extensive courtroom experience.

Aggressive yet...
Kevin R. Fisher
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(404) 403-2665 1800 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Quinnipiac University School of Law
I am a criminal defense and personal injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated from the University of Alabama in 1994, and continued on to receive my law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2001. After serving as a law clerk in both the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, I eventually made the decision to open my own practice.

While I have been a practicing attorney since 2001, I have spent nearly a decade exclusively defending individuals accused of or charged with one or more criminal offenses. I have handled hundreds of cases...
Thomas C. Rowsey
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(770) 993-5317 295 W Crossville Rd
Bldg 100, #110
Roswell, GA 30075
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
The University of Georgia School of Law
Mr. Rowsey’s practice focuses on family law, divorce, criminal defense and personal injury law. With over 25 years of experience serving clients in Georgia, his ability to successfully handle various legal matters has earned him an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating conferred by this nationally recognized and respected directory of lawyers and law firms, and is based upon direct feedback from legal professionals. His recognition not only reflects competence with regard to astute legal skills, but also speaks to his client communication and ethical standards as well.
D. Benjamin Sessions
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(470) 225-7710 715 Peachtree St., NE, Ste. 2061
Atlanta, GA 30308
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Georgia
The Sessions Law Firm is a personal injury and criminal defense firm with offices in Atlanta, GA, and Macon, GA. Ben Sessions has been consistently recognized as a SuperLawyer by SuperLawyers Magazine and as a Legal Elite by Georgia Trends Magazine. Ben is 1 of only 4 lawyers in Georgia to be Board Certified in DUI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense. Ben has been a speaker at seminars before the National College for DUI Defense, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, New York State Bar Association, and Georgia ICLE.
Janice Fabiana Alfred
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(404) 494-0027 5555 Glenridge Connector
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30342
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
New York Law School
Ms. Alfred obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College located in Clinton, NY in 1998. After taking two years off to work at a large law firm in New York City, she enrolled at the New York Law School in 2000. In 2002, Ms. Alfred became an editor of the New York Law School Journal of Human Rights and published a note titled "Denial of the American Dream: The Plight of Undocumented High School Students Within the U.S. Educational System" and an article titled "The 4th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: Gender Discrimination...
Brandon Alexander Thomas
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(678) 330-2909 1 Glenlake Pkwy NE
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Atlanta, GA 30328
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Emory University
Mr. Thomas is an experienced criminal defense attorney that handles serious cases involving drugs, firearms, fraud, white collar crime, violence, and sex crimes.

Mr. Thomas received his law degree from Emory University School of Law. He also received his bachelors degree, cum laude, in political science from the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY).

Mr. Thomas is a former Assistant Federal Defender for the Middle District of Alabama (Montgomery). As a federal defender, Mr. Thomas handled serious felony cases ranging from white collar crime to drug and firearm cases where defendants were facing life sentences. Prior to this, he was...
Douglas Blake Chanco
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(855) 928-5384 3355 Lenox Rd, Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30326
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Insurance Claims
Florida Coastal School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Atlanta DUI, Drug Possession, Family Violence, and Shoplifting Defense. Former Fulton County Prosecutor defending your criminal case. Call today to schedule a free consultation.
Sanford Allen Wallack
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(404) 919-4411 659 Auburn Avenue Studioplex Suite 153
Atlanta, GA 30312
Free ConsultationCriminal and White Collar Crime
Emory University
Sandy has been practicing criminal defense throughout the metro Atlanta area for over 20 years. He has experience handling offenses including murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault, white-collar crime, sexual offenses, commercial gambling, drug offenses and RICO actions. Sandy has experience and handles cases at both the trial and appellate level in state and federal court. In addition to his court work, Sandy regularly speaks with groups and organizations on a variety of criminal defense topics. To learn more and to invite Sandy to speak at your next event, click here. Licensed by the Georgia State Bar since 1994, Sandy has...
Page Anthony Pate
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

Page Pate is an accomplished trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience in criminal defense and civil litigation. He is one of the most respected trial lawyers in the Southeast. He has won cases in the United States... Read More »
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Janice Fabiana Alfred
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Ms. Alfred obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College located in Clinton, NY in 1998. After taking two years off to work at a large law firm in New York City, she enrolled at the New York Law School in... Read More »
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Howard J. Weintraub
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(404) 907-1536 1355 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 1250
Atlanta, GA 30309
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Emory University
Thomas F. Martin
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(770) 344-7267 1100 Peachtree St NE
#200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Employment and Health Care
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Dwayne Brown
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(678) 505-0559 3390 Peachtree Road
Suite 1100
Atlanta, GA 30326
Criminal, Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Alabama School of Law
Attorney Dwayne L. Brown always puts his clients first, working hard to build a strong attorney-client relationship that’s based on trust and that produces real results. By effectively and expertly managing each case and giving clients the attention and interaction they deserve, Brown has earned a stellar reputation for client satisfaction and collected millions of dollars in compensation for his many clients from all over Alabama and throughout the United States.

“I have always believed that the law is the greatest weapon against tyranny and injustice,” Brown says. “Injustice is like a deep sea of water that if not contained will...
Torris J. Butterfield
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(404) 522-5056 The Hurt Building, 50 Hurt Plaza, S.E., Suite 1120
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Olga Izmaylova
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(404) 793-7773 1875 Old Alabama Road
Suite 760
Roswell, GA 30076
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Miami School of Law
I specialize in criminal defense. I have never practiced any other type of law and, honestly, I don’t think I ever will. My mom always tells me that ever since I was young, I hated seeing anyone being picked on and I would immediately jump to their defense. My disdain for bullies has turned into my passion for protecting people’s rights and fighting for justice. Regardless of guilt or innocence, in my opinion, each person deserves to be treated with decency and respect. Nothing is more upsetting to me than watching prosecutors take advantage of vulnerable people. Which is why...
Michael David Bixon
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(404) 551-5684 suite 2200
Atlanta, GA 30303
Criminal and DUI
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Michael Bixon graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and, like his sister before him, attended law school. After graduating from the law school at Barry University, Michael was fortunate enough to clerk for the Kane Law Firm where he had a unique opportunity to experience personal injury law.

From there, Michael clerked at Weston, Garrou, Walters & Mooney, where he assisted the firm in criminal and constitutional law cases. Soon after, Michael took the Georgia Bar exam and moved to Atlanta and worked with the Reynolds Law Group where he was Senior Associate...
Sadeer Sabbak
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(404) 793-7773 1875 Old Alabama Rd.
Suite 760
Roswell, GA 30076
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
New England Law | Boston
I am a pure criminal defense attorney and I take great pride in that fact. Even before law school, my goal was to become one of the best criminal defense attorneys of my time. I realized that goal was achievable the very first time I stepped into a courtroom because advocating for my client gave me a true sense of purpose. Since then, my passion for helping people and defending them against the government continues to grow every day. To me, standing up for a person, who is being prosecuted by the government, is the most honorable act. I truly...
Thomas C. Nagel
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(404) 255-1600 5855 Sandy Springs Cir
#150
Atlanta, GA 30328
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law and The University of Georgia School of Law
Eric Bernstein
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(404) 333-0706 480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Unit 190
Atlanta, GA 30312
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Criminal and DUI
University of Miami School of Law
After years of representing indigent clients in matters ranging from traffic crimes to murder as an Assistant Public Defender in Miami, Eric Bernstein has transitioned into private criminal defense in the Metro Atlanta area and well beyond. Trained for years by some of most respected criminal defense attorneys in the business, Mr. Bernstein incorporates his trial skills and negotiation techniques on a daily basis with George Creal Jr., P.C. He has helped clients obtain justice in dozens of counties and municipalities all over the state of Georgia. Mr. Bernstein has also tried cases ranging from murder to...
Richard A. Grossman
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(678) 358-6555 66 Lenox Pointe, NE Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30324
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Emory University School of Law
Experienced Atlanta Federal and State Criminal Defense Attorney Richard A. Grossman's practice is devoted exclusively to federal and state criminal defense. Since graduating from Emory Law School in 1992, he has defended clients in hundreds of federal and state criminal cases. If you are facing federal criminal charges of any kind, you need a lawyer with federal criminal experience. Attorney Richard A. Grossman has the knowledge and experience necessary to get you the best possible outcome in your federal criminal case. Since 1998, he has represented clients in over 100 federal criminal cases in the Northern District of Georgia. Whether...
Richard A. Grossman
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Protect Your Rights, Protect Your Reputation, Protect Your Job

Experienced Atlanta Federal and State Criminal Defense Attorney Richard A. Grossman's practice is devoted exclusively to federal and state criminal defense. Since graduating from Emory Law School in 1992, he has defended... Read More »
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Thomas C. Nagel
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

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Melanie Ellwanger
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 803-3105 205 Norcross St.
Roswell, GA 30075
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Arkansas School of Law
Melanie is a results-driven DUI and criminal defense attorney. Her unique experience as a prosecutor, defense attorney and judicial candidate have provided her the knowledge and insight to contest her clients’ cases aggressively.
While in private practice, she is honored to have been recognized by her peers as a Super Lawyers’ Rising Star, one of the legal profession’s top achievements. By anonymous votes of Georgia lawyers, she was recognized for her legal work in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 editions of Georgia Super Lawyers magazine. The Rising Star award is reserved for attorneys under the age of...
Reid Thompson
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(404) 581-3813 170 Mitchell Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Workers' Comp
Georgia State University College of Law
Reid Thompson started his own criminal defense law firm in May of 2009 with an emphasis on serious felony offenses. Since March 2010, he has tried ten felony jury trials winning not guilty verdicts in Murder trials in Fulton and Dekalb Counties. Previous experience includes work as an Assistant District Attorney for the Fulton County District Attorney's Office in the Complex Trial Division and at the Douglas County District Attorney's Office. During and after law school, Reid also worked at the Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia, at the FultonCounty Solicitor's Office, and at the Georgia Justice Project....
Michael Denis Murphy
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(404) 525-8500 4840 Roswell Rd.,
Suite C200
Atlanta, GA 30342
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Michael D. Murphy is an attorney with Farnsworth & Murphy LLC in Atlanta, GA. Before opening Farnsworth & Murphy LLC, Michael worked as a Senior Associate attorney at one of the largest criminal defense firms in Georgia. Michael has handled a wide range of cases from serious felony charges to minor traffic offenses. He has appeared in courtrooms all over the State of Georgia. While in law school, Michael spent time working as an intern with the Dekalb County District Attorney's Office. While in Dekalb. Michael assisted in handling a broad range of cases with the majority of his cases...
Lolita Khaleelah Beyah
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(404) 281-8650 44 Broad Street, NW
Suite 507
Atlanta, GA 30303
Criminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
John Marshall Law School
Caring and compassionate advocate for justice, equality and fairness for over 20 years. Representing clients in felony cases, misdemeanor cases, traffic offenses, DUI cases, possession of marijuana cases, divorce cases, legitimation cases, custody cases, child support cases and adoptions.
Coleman Sylvan
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(770) 285-0297 3495 Piedmont Rd NE
Bldg 10 Ste 110
Atlanta, GA 30305
Criminal and DUI
SMU Dedman School of Law
As the founder of The Sylvan Firm, LLC, Atlanta criminal attorney Coleman Sylvan represents people who are accused of criminal offenses. He has been practicing as an attorney for ten years, and been licensed to practice in multiple jurisdictions. Before the establishment of his current solo practice, Attorney Sylvan spent time as a prosecutor and partner at another firm. Mr. Sylvan received his undergraduate degree from Furman University and his Juris Doctor from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Contact his firm for a no-cost case evaluation.
Justin Spizman
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
3490 Piedmont Road NE
Suite 1450
Atlanta, GA 30305
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Georgia State University College of Law
Page Anthony Pate
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(888) 923-3310 101 Marietta Street
Centennial Tower, Suite 3300
Atlanta, GA 30303
Criminal, Appeals, Civil Rights and White Collar Crime
The University of Georgia School of Law and Georgia State University College of Law
Page Pate is an accomplished trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience in criminal defense and civil litigation. He is one of the most respected trial lawyers in the Southeast. He has won cases in the United States Supreme Court, the Seventh and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the Georgia Court of Appeals. Page has also successfully resolved serious federal criminal cases in all federal districts in Georgia and in many other states. He has also helped resolve international criminal disputes in Great Britain, Ireland, The Bahamas, and Spain. He is also authorized...
Jessica Stern
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 990-4112 1100 Spring Street NW
Suite 770
Atlanta, GA 30309
Criminal, Appeals and Immigration
Northeastern University School of Law
Jessica Stern is a bright, spirited courtroom lawyer and a champion for justice. Blending years of experience as a public defender and an attorney with a well-respected federal criminal defense firm, Jessica founded STERN Law, LLC in 2013.

Built exclusively to protect non-U.S. citizens, STERN Law is the first 100% CrImmigration law firm in the nation. Jessica and her carefully-selected team focus completely on the defense of non-U.S. citizens throughout an entire criminal case with protection from deportation consequences, fight against deportation in Immigration Court, and diligently pursue lawful status through applications for immigration benefits nationwide.

She ensures quality representation to those...
Kelly Case
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(866) 822-7352 13010 Morris Road
6th Floor, BLDG I
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
I am the former Judge of the 9th Judicial District Court. While serving as Judge, I presided over numerous, large, complex civil and criminal trials. Before taking the bench in 2013, I was a prolific trial attorney. I am a Board Certified Criminal Lawyer with over 2 decades experience in winning trials and I am focused on the best possible outcome for my clients. I have represented numerous people especially those holding professional licenses such as pilots, physicians and lawyers. As a former prosecutor, I have been on both sides of the table and know what it takes to negotiate...
Bukhari R.  Nuriddin Esq.
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(404) 480-0217 695 Pylant Street, Suite #114
Atlanta, GA 30306
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Howard University School of Law
The Nuriddin Law Company is a full service law firm with a focus on Business Law, Consulting, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Family Law and Personal Injury Law. We represent companies and individuals concerning various business and personal legal matters. Founded by Bukhari R. Nuriddin, at The Nuriddin Law Company, we recognize that our clients have important legal needs requiring customized legal solutions. Quite often, our clients also have related non-legal needs that they want fulfilled, such as guidance and compassion. Understandably, clients are also concerned about fees. We were established as a community-based practice that serves the...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.